October 15, 2019 is Global Handwashing Day!
While proper handwashing should be a top priority all year long, it’s important to take this day to make sure you are doing everything you can to keep yourself and your clients healthy.
It’s so easy, yet . . .
- Nearly 99,000 people die in the US each year from healthcare-related infections. That’s more deaths than breast and prostate cancer combined
- On average, you come into contact with 300 surfaces every 30 minutes, exposing you to 840,000 germs.
- That’s why 80% of all infectious diseases are spread by hands.
What can you do?
Are you prepared to keep the clients you serve germ-free and healthy throughout the year?
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Take the Infection Control Caregiver Challenge to
measure and boost your knowledge of common infection control issues.
A thought-provoking quiz for caregivers.
Tips on breaking the chain of infection,
Advice on when and why handwashing is necessary, and
An in-depth look at the symptoms of the flu.